U of I Flash Index up in February: State's economy continues growth despite coronavirus concerns

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

U of I Flash Index up in February: State's economy continues growth despite coronavirus concerns

Under the cloud of the coronavirus, the U of I Flash Index in February actually rose to 105.7 from its 105.4 reading in January. This suggests that the economic impact of the coronavirus has yet to register in Illinois. Given the recent sharp decline in the stock market on pandemic fears, it is likely that Illinois will feel the effects in future months. Read the full February 2020 Flash Index here.